Author: Michael Backes
Format: Paperback, 320 pages
Date of issue: September 2014
Publisher: Black Dog & Leventhal
There are billions of medical cannabis patients worldwide. While 4.2 million patients in the United States only. Finally more and more countries legalize cannabis. Medical cannabis becomes an accepted herbal medicine again. Due to a high demand for clear information on the latest medical and scientific-based research. This is it for the layperson.
Michael Backes, the author, is a well respected expert in the field of medical cannabis. Consequently his book, Cannabis Pharmacy, begins with the history of medical marijuana. Consequently an explanation of how cannabis works with the body’s own endocannabinoid system. Furthermore Michael Backes goes on writing in detail about 27 of the most popular cannabis varieties. He explains how to identify them, differences between and the medical conditions for which patients have reported effectiveness.
Additional this book got chapters describing how to prepare and store cannabis. Most of all you will learn how to administer those preparations the best. The book explains how to modify and control dosage. Also included is a guide to 29 ailments and illnesses. Doctors commonly recommend medical marijuana. Included are also descriptions about chronic pain, multiple sclerosis, Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s disease, fibromyalgia, and chemotherapy-induced nausea.
Especially Cannabis Pharmacy is meticulously researched and written in an easy style. The book provides the most complete, most practical and very clear information. All about the use and benefits of medical marijuana.